Iraya, Municipality of Cawayan, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityCawayan
Postal code5409
Population (2015)947
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.0248, 123.7366

Iraya is a barangay in the municipality of Cawayan, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 947. This represented 1.41% of the total population of Cawayan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Iraya is 10 to 14, with 150 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 6 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 113
1 to 4102
5 to 9134
10 to 14150
15 to 1992
20 to 2460
25 to 2962
30 to 3461
35 to 3945
40 to 4449
45 to 4946
50 to 5431
55 to 5926
60 to 6423
65 to 6925
70 to 7414
75 to 796
80 and over8
Total947

Historical population

The population of Iraya grew from 870 in 1995 to 947 in 2015, an increase of 77 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 2.26%, or a decrease of 121 people, from the previous population of 1,068 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
870
778-2.37%
8821.75%
1,0687.21%
947-2.26%

Location

Iraya is situated at approximately 12.0248, 123.7366, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 4.7 meters or 15.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Iraya shares a common border with the following barangay(s):

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Notes

  1. Data on population is from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.